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Sewing and textiles with Ann

Maker’s Atelier Book Bag

I have decided that this design in The Essential Collection book, is worthy of its own post. As I write this, I have made 5 1/2! In fact, I have run … Continue reading

October 23, 2017 · Leave a comment

A flock of Larks

It seems that I really did need Grainline Studios’ Lark T-shirt pattern. I have made 4 now! So here are numbers 2, 3 and 4. The first was blogged here. … Continue reading

October 22, 2017 · 4 Comments

Butterick 6492 by Katherine Tilton

Yes another Tilton design. The sisters have a certain style which seems to suit me.     The fabric is a beautifully soft, stable knit from Barry’s. I bought the … Continue reading

October 4, 2017 · 1 Comment

Lark Tee by Grainline Studio

You know when you need to treat yourself, or you just need bias binding, so you go into Guthrie-Ghani. And then you cannot leave the shop without making sure that there … Continue reading

September 20, 2017 · Leave a comment

New sleepwear

My sleepwear needs a bit of updating. I get attached to nightwear, and often wear it until it is well worn out, and even after I have, in theory, replaced … Continue reading

September 20, 2017 · 1 Comment

McCalls7576 – Not recommended. Sorry.

It’s not very often that I post failures. I’d like to think that I have an idea what will work and what won’t work. I subscribe to Sew Today and eagerly … Continue reading

September 5, 2017 · 2 Comments

Oliver & S Playtime leggings

Many thanks to Janet at DIY Wardrobe for this recommendation. At the end of my post about the Geranium dress, I asked for recommendations for a leggings pattern that would … Continue reading

August 24, 2017 · 1 Comment